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Rights of Way
Northamptonshire County Council
Interactive Mapping


Campaign to Protect Rural England
We care passionately about our Northamptonshire countryside, our towns and our villages – whatever the season. If you explore and enjoy our county, help us to protect it

Naseby Battlefield Project
The Naseby Battlefield Project aims to enhance visitor facilities at Naseby battlefield. A staged programme of improvements is underway.

British Trust for Conservation Volunteers
BTCV is the UK’s largest practical conservation charity. It enables people from all sections of the community to take positive action in caring for their local environment.

Friends of Raymond
Formed in October 1996 to recover and restore Raymond, the last wooden working boat. By 2002 this was completed and then in 2003 Nutfield (which used to tow Raymond) came on the market and we managed to buy it – but it also needs restoration

Friends of the Lakes
To promote the improvement of the three lakes and surroundings within the new Swanhaven Park. The Lakes are situated in Lings, Lumbertubs and Thorplands and can be found along Billing Brook Road and Crestwood Road on the eastern side of Northampton.

Friends of the Racecourse
Aims to maintain the character of the Racecourse.

Higham Ferrers & Rushden Conservation Group
The group holds regular work parties to help safeguard three important wildlife sites in the area.

Kettering Civic Society
Founded to encourage a high standard in architecture and planning, and to inspire generally a sense of civic pride

Old Union Canals Society
The Old Union Canals Society is dedicated to the promotion and protection of the Leicestershire & Northants Union and the ‘old’ Union Canals, Leicester to Norton Junction. It has its own moorings.

Open Spaces Society
The Open Spaces Society protects common land and public rights of way.

Pocket Parks
With 85 pocket parks across the county, there is a opportunity for you to help your local park. The pocket park website contains information about each park, also the name and number of the local coordinator.

Rockingham Forest Trust
Working for the Forest: its heritage, environment and community

South Court Environmental
Aims to support wildlife and its conservation by supporting communities to get involved

Stanwick Lakes
If you are interested in getting more involved at Stanwick Lakes, there are many opportunities for volunteering, from manning the visitor information desk and helping out at events to pratical tasks around the site.

The Wildlife Trust for Northamptonshire
Our mission is to protect and improve habitats and wildlife in our local area as well as helping people to enjoy and understand their local wildlife.